Cambridge Hotel Sydney

212 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2010, Australia | 4 star hotel
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Natte start in Sydney

A travel blog entry by jsyk.downunder



We zijn in Australië!

Zaterdagochtend moesten we om 5:00 uur de wekker zetten om op tijd te zijn voor het vliegtuig naar Sydney. Via de receptie van ons appartement hadden we dezelfde taxichauffeur als op de heenreis laten komen. Hij stond ons netjes om 5:30 op te wachten en wij waren …


A travel blog entry by janetdubaiaus


Arrived in Sydney yesterday morning, absolutely knackered. The flight was good, but 13 hours is al ong time. Didn't do anything yesterday, caught up on some sleep.

Today felt loads better, walked down to Circular Quay, via Hyde Park and the Anzac Memorial.

Finally arrive at Circular Quay and there was the Bridge in front of me! …

Flug von Sydney nach Darwin

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss


Am heutigen Tag war frühes Aufstehen angesagt. Uns erwartete ein viereinhalbstündiger Flug von Sydney aus nach Darwin. Das Hauptgepäck ließen wir wieder in Sydney und reisten nur mit einer Tasche und unseren Gerätschaften. Der Flug war mit 4,5 Stunden schon in die Kategorie Mittelstrecke einzustufen, aber bei Virgin Australia gibt es auch bei …

ATE 3. Tag

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss


Am dritten Tag der ATE gingen wir auch wieder getrennte Wege. Ich machte meinen Job und rannte von Termin zu Termin, Gudrun dagegen genoß eine Führung durch die Oper auf Deutsch von einer Stunde.

Auf der ATE wurde das Lunch von Destination NSW, der Tourist Commission von NSW, finanziert. Reden und Akrobatik gab es.

ATE 2. Tag

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss


Heute sind wir getrennte Wege gegangen. Ich war wieder hart bei der Arbeit und Gudrun hat sich bei einer Stadtrundfahrt vergnügt.

Im Eingangsbereich der Messehalle wurde man gleich richtig empfangen. Ein riesiges Kangaroo heißt die Deligierten willkommen. Für die asiatischen Buyer war das ein beliebtes Fotoobjekt. Am Stand von NSW gibt es …

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Darlinghurst area of Sydney, is near Opera Australia, Hyde Park, Sydney Jewish Museum, and Anzac War Memorial.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCambridge Hotel Sydney

    Reviewed by gillb1954

    cambridge hotel

    Reviewed Nov 24, 2012
    by (9 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Excellent location for the city. Helpful, welcoming staff. Lovely rooms

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews Cambridge Hotel Sydney

    Relatively affordable accommodation in middle of Sydney


    I have stayed here twice. The first time I got a brilliant huge room (which was just as well, because I spent one whole day sick and in bed - not the fault of the hotel!!!).

    Alot has changed at the Cambridge Hotel


    Stayed at the Cambridge Hotel recently and was pleased to note that the hotel is undergoing a complete refurbishment which was well overdue. The rooms are spacious and some have balconies that overlook the city skyline. The hotel is conveniently located to the cbd and bus transport to and from the city to the beaches.

    Staff are friendly and helpful and the refurbished rooms are fresh and have a modern decore.

    The Hotel offers good value for money especially now that the hotel has been refurbished.

    Theres a bar with happy hour each evening and the restaurant is of a good standard.

    Rather boring hotel


    We did not like the location. The surroundings were dubious, far from train station, about 15 mins walk to the centre. The room was big, but rather shabby. We only stayed 2 nights and did not use the pool. The elevator sometimes did not work and skipped the stop at the lobby. Internet connection was very slow and VERY expensive. Everything else was average. Would not stay here again.

    Frightening - Worst hotel I have ever stayed in!


    Frightening - I am female and was travelling alone. From the minute I arrived until I left I was nervous. It is in the middle of the "pink" light district, which I didn't know when I booked it. Nothing worked - television, elevator, I couldn't get the security lock on my room to work. I was travelling alone and just wanted a hotel for overnite till I caught my early morning flight. They missed my wake up call but that was alright, since I didn't sleep all night because of the sirens, etc. When I made it to the front desk at 6:15 am to check out I saw that the front desk clerk was too busy watching "inappropriate images" on his computer - guess that was why he missed calling me. The staff did not care about any of the problems I incurred - Bad, bad way to end my trip of a lifetime to Australia.

    Tired - very tired


    125 bucks a night and you can see why. The room looked like something out of the Seventies - all brown cheap looking wood veneer. The carpets were dirty and the bed a few years past its use by date.

    The windows had never been cleaned

    There were a couple of plus points - the staff were relatively helpful and the location although not in the centre of Sydney is only a short walk or bus ride away.

    Fantastic stay


    My daughter and I have just come back from a two week stay at the Comfort Inn Cambridge.

    It was with some trepidation that we stayed here, following the reviews I had read. The hotel is so central, very close to Hyde Park and Paddington with great eateries very close by. The staff were brilliant and went out of their way to be very helpful. We booked a standard twin room and got a huge room with two double beds, sofa, desk and chair, huge wardrobe with safe and very good bathroom. Very clean. The hotel felt very safe. Swimming pool and spa were great, not huge but a good size.

    When I next go to Sydney, will definitely stay here again.

    Great to average


    Have stayed here 4 times now and each time it has become more and more run down. Considering how expensive Sydney can be, it's probably good value for money. Indoor pool means you can swim year-round. It's location away from busy Oxford Street means you are away from the noise but have public transport close by. Would most likely stay here again but would shop around first for a better deal elsewhere.

    Shabby and Grubby


    The room would have been really nice if it hadn't been so shabby. The carpet was stained, the walls were marked, the bathroom worktop had chunks knocked out of it and the splashback was coming away from the walls. The sliding window to the balcony didn't close properly so the street noise came in. All the corridors had dirty carpets and plaster missing off the walls. The toilets in the reception/bar area were smelly and the door locks were broken. We arrived at 9am but couldn't check in until 1pm so we were told we could leave our luggage and come back later. When we returned the bags were still in the reception area where we left them, not placed in a secure area, along with a pile of other bags. The food in the restaurant is very good and the bar staff are very friendly but the hotel is not in a nice area and we would not choose it again.

    Friendly staff


    We stayed for two weeks in the Cambridge Park Inn.The staff was very friendly and helpfull,this makes all the diference.The rooms are big and well maintained and have beautiful views, breakfast is excelent. On the less agreable side, we could not make the "no smoking" policy being enforced and people smoked in the corridors ,also the cleaning personnel is a desaster which is a shame because this hotel could be one of the best in Sydney.

    Cambridge Park Inn


    Just stayed here for seven nights. Excellent hotel especially for the price. Superb meals but if you do not want to eat in the hotel the bus is only two minutes away to take you to Circular Quay and all that Sydney has to offer. Nice big bedroom - two double beds. A small balcony overlooking the skyscrapers of Sydney and a distant view of the Opera House.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Cambridge Hotel Sydney

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent